ASUS ROG 2 to feature 120Hz display; optimised games likely in the pipeline

Gaming smartphone occupies a distinct place in the world of gadgets. Nothing can excite a gaming freak more than a device that promises core gaming experience. There are many such smartphones already available in the market, and it is now ASUS that is going to bring another gaming-centric ROG Phone 2. The successor to the popular ROG Phone is going to be launched in July, and the company has also partnered with Tencent Games for future devices.


The reports came after ASUS has confirmed on Weibo that ASUS ROG Phone 2 will feature a 120Hz display, which is ideal for the upcoming Under the One Man game, as claimed by the company. It has also added that 120Hz is great for giving gamers a “more delicate and refreshing fighting experience. The post also mentioned “more popular 120Hz games” are coming soon. Although not confirmed about the exact launch date yet, July is what we have as of now along with the collaboration news between ASUS and Tencent Games, which is said to bring optimized games for the upcoming ROG Phone 2.


Earlier reports have also shared the same details regarding the launch of ASUS ROG Phone 2, which was expected in mid-year and were also said to tie-up with Tencent Games. With the back to back reminder by the company, it can be said that ASUS is trying its best to boost its marketing strategies and sale of the devices, which have not been very satisfying so far. To recall, the first ROG series smartphone was launched in the month of November 2018, which was praised for its performance and battery life according to some reviewers. However, the ROG UI was not very pleasing. Although providing a good gaming experience, which dedicates most of the resources of the device for its games that could be enhanced this time. Hence, we can expect an even better experience with ROG Phone 2.

Considering the specs of the smartphone, one of the most highlighting specs will be the inclusion of a 120Hz display, which is likely to bring excellent gaming effects. The company previously picked Snapdragon 845 SoC for the ROG Phone, which provided a speed of 2.96GHz. It is not yet confirmed which processor it will pick for ROG Phone 2, chances are likely in favour of the Snapdragon 855 SoC.

Price of ASUS ROG Phone 2 is not confirmed as of now, but it is sure that the company would tag it in the premium category. But considering the craze for such devices in the market, consumers are likely to bear any price-tag for this smartphone.

Source: Weibo